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Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann (center), briefs the media in Ansbach, Germany on Monday. Bavaria's top security official says a man who blew himself up after being turned away from an open-air music festival in Ansbach was a 27-year-old Syrian who had been denied asylum. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right), and British Prime Minister Theresa May (left), listen to translations during a joint news conference in Berlin on July 20. They are the two most important figures in the negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union, the so-called Brexit. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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The Two Female Leaders Who Have To Figure Out The Brexit

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A woman cries at a make shift memorial site on Saturday near the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day in Munich, Germany. Sebastian Widmann/AP hide caption

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A reconfigured, high-tech shipping container houses a Hamburg refugee shelter's primary care clinic. More are planned. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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In Germany, Asylum Seekers' Medical Needs Are Being Contained

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Activists with a group that advocated for recognition of the Armenian genocide react at the German Parliament after lawmakers voted to recognize the Armenian genocide. The posters read, "#RecognitionNow says Thanks!" Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A fire truck is parked at the entrance to Monceau parc in the center of Paris, France, on Saturday, after a lightning bolt crashed down onto a Paris park, striking 11 people at a child's birthday party. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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A video produced by Exit-Deutschland describes the work it does to de-radicalize neo-Nazis. Hayat Germany is trying to use similar techniques to help Germans who may be radicalized by groups like the Islamic State. ExitDeutschlandVideo via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Methods For Reforming Neo-Nazis Help Fight The Radicalization Of Muslims

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Comedian Jan Boehmermann, who performed a satirical poem about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, appeared at the German Television Awards in January in Duesseldorf, Germany. Mathis Wienand/Getty Images hide caption

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On Feb. 9, rescue teams work at the site where two trains collided head-on near Bad Aibling, Germany. A dispatcher whose errors allegedly caused the crash has been arrested after he admitted playing a game on his cellphone while he was working on the morning of the crash. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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In this May 8, 2005 photo, supporters of the far right party NPD gather at Berlin's Alexanderplatz square. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Refugees Rescue German Politician, But The Rhetoric Stays The Same

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Tina Buechner da Costa (left) hopes to become Germany's female astronaut. Claudia Kessler (right), CEO of HE Space, is organizing a campaign to send the first German woman into space. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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Wanted: Female German Astronauts

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